Splash Pages

Check out these killer shots of the whitewater world championships in Ottawa. If you’ve never whitewater kayaked, it’s crazy fun. And it should be noted how well The Players’ Tribune does photography — top-notch shots in a beautiful display.

In Other News

Pro Style Offense

How football and fashion are collidingRacked

Bite Size

Illustration: funny rendition of controversial EPL manager Alan PardewTwitter

Kicking and Screaming

Longform: Billy Martin’s epic brawl with his own pitcherSports Illustrated

Working Class Hero

Video: how Jason Day overcame a childhood of heartbreak to become one of the world’s best golfersYouTube

Spellbound

How an out-of-work New Yorker invented ScrabbleBBC

Cover shot: Texas state logo on the Dallas Stars’s ice – USA Today Sports Images